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Lives Unworthy of Life? Disability Pride Versus Eugenics

Birkbeck Disabled Staff Network and Birkbeck School of Law in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

Speaker: Professor Tom Shakespeare, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Date: Wed, Jan. 29, 2020
Time:  1:00pm - 2:30pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B05, Torrington Square main entrance, WC1E 7HX
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Anti-Racism and Ethno-Religious Political Identity

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Keith Kahn-Harris, Leo Baeck College
Date: Tue, Feb. 11, 2020
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
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A Bystander Society? Passivity and Complicity in Nazi Germany

Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture - Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research

Speaker: Professor Mary Fulbrook, University College London
Date: Tue, Feb. 18, 2020
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Friend’s House, 173 - 177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ (Room: The Light)
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The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment

Co-hosted by Birkbeck's Postgraduate Reading Group and The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology in association with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

Speaker: Amelia Gentleman
Date: Thu, Feb. 27, 2020
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Building Centre, 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT
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POSTPONED: Jew Süss and Jud Süss - Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image and The Wiener Library, in association with the Insiders/Outsiders Festival and the German Screen Studies Network

Speakers: Professor Erica Carter, King’s College London and Dr Daniel Wildmann, Leo Baeck Institute London
Date: Sun, Mar. 22, 2020
Time:  11:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
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POSTPONED - Pogroms and the Origins of the European Genocide of the Jews

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in collaboration with YIVO

Speaker: Professor Jeffrey Veidlinger, University of Michigan
Date: Thu, May. 14, 2020
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
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POSTPONED - At Home in Britain? Jewish Country Houses, Collections and National Memory

Part of Birkbeck Arts Week 2020 - Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in collaboration with Birkbeck School of Arts

Speakers: Professor Abigail Green, University of Oxford, Dr Thomas Stammers, Durham University
Date: Tue, May. 19, 2020
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL
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Writing a Life in History: Holocaust Historian Lucy S. Dawidowicz (1915-1990)

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Nancy Sinkoff, Rutgers University – New Brunswick
Date: Thu, Jun. 4, 2020
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
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Please contact pearsinstitute@bbk.ac.uk for further information. Please note this event may be cancelled.

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